"The whole atmosphere is not that of a club that's in the position we're in," he said. "It's a laid-back environment and everybody's excited to come here every day. To think that my season was prematurely over a few weeks ago ..."
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"The fastball command, it is the beginning of everything I do well," he said. "Tonight it was up in the zone and flat. When it is like that it is pretty easy to hit, as evidenced tonight."
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